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vindicate

vin duh kayt

  • v  show to be right by providing justification or proof
    vindicate a claim
  • v  maintain, uphold, or defend
    vindicate the rights of the citizens
  • v  clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
    You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel

  • The news channel said that their stand that there was racial discrimination against Indians was vindicated when the locals came out in support of the Indians.
  • If one forgets Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Miss du Maurier can vindicate her unoriginality by quoting Pope: What oft was thought but ne'er so well express'd.
  • Maybe the "surge" will turn out to be a huge success and vindicate Bush's strategy.
News & Articles

  • Creative Accounting
    By: Joey Peters New evidence may vindicate DOH whistleblower's claims Nearly a year after filing a whistleblower lawsuit against the state...
    June 19, 2013 - Santa Fe Reporter
Quotes

  • Rowan Williams in Sydney Morning Herald
    The 20th century built up quite a list of casualties around 'principles' in Barthe's sense,Dr Williams writes. "Various philosophies solemnly assured us that the human cost is really worth it, because history will vindicate the sufferings...
  • Al Sharpton in CBS News
    If Ms. Williams has, in fact, fabricated her story, then I urge your office to vindicate any wrongfully convicted individuals,Sharpton wrote.
  • Michael Mukasey in USA Today
    Mukasey responded: "The only thing I can tell you is that if you ultimately do repose trust in me, I'm going to spend the next however many months it is trying to vindicate that trust."

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